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Proctor Financial, Inc. Earns Center of Excellence Certification for Call Center Quality

TROY, MI–(Marketwire – Nov 4, 2011) – Proctor Financial, Inc. (“PFI”) has earned a Center of Excellence certification for call center services from BenchmarkPortal, an industry leader in call center benchmarking worldwide, in collaboration with the Center for Customer-Driven Quality, founded at Purdue University. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious certifications in the service and support industry.

Mohamed Elewa, Chief Administrative Officer of PFI, notes, “This certification is a testament to the quality commitment present in every agent, team leader, supervisor and manager we have in our borrower care center. PFI has established a robust training program combined with an innovative call center management system to maintain these high service levels, which meet or exceed our clients’ expectations and metrics.”

The Center of Excellence certification is awarded to customer service call centers that rank in the top ten percent of the call centers surveyed. They are judged against a balanced scorecard of metrics for efficiency and effectiveness. Those contact centers demonstrating superior performance based on both cost and quality-related metrics compared with their industry peers earn the award.

Bruce Belfiore, CEO of BenchmarkPortal, commented, “We certified PFI’s customer care operations as a Center of Excellence after evaluating the company’s effectiveness and efficiency in interacting with their customers. We applaud their commitment to superior customer service. Call centers that achieve the Center of Excellence certification are remarkable in their ability to balance a commitment to service excellence with cost-effective service strategies.”

To learn more about PFI’s outsourcing services and lender placed insurance programs, please visit or call Diane Whipple at (800) 521-6800 ext. 1464.

About Proctor Financial, Inc.
Proctor Financial, Inc., headquartered in Troy, Michigan, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc., ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the United States’ seventh largest independent insurance intermediary. Proctor Financial is considered one of the pioneers of lender-placed insurance. Learn more about Proctor Financial at

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About BenchmarkPortal
BenchmarkPortal is the custodian of the Center for Customer-Driven Quality’s database of contact center metrics, the largest in the world, founded in 1995 by Dr. Jon Anton at Purdue University. BenchmarkPortal is an industry leader in call center benchmarking, call center training, and call center certification worldwide.